Elms-Old Rexdale real estate guide & listings for sale
Elms-Old Rexdale offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. The greenery in this part of Toronto is reasonably prominent as the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is good. It is very easy to access green spaces in the neighbourhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover, including Summerlea Park and Pine Point Park. This part of the city is also good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as the streets are generally reasonably tranquil - although that is not the case closer to Highway 401.
Elms-Old Rexdale is quite transit friendly. There are a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most houses. In contrast, this area is not very bicycling-friendly as cyclists are faced with quite a few hills, and there are few bike lanes. There aren't many pedestrians out on the streets of this neighbourhood, despite the fact that carrying out daily needs is convenient on foot. On the other hand, driving is usually the best method to move around in Elms-Old Rexdale. It is a short drive to the nearest highway, such as Highway 409, from anywhere in this part of the city, and it is easy to park.
About 45% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Elms-Old Rexdale, and the rest are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. Around 45% of properties in this area were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of Toronto offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. The population residing in this part of the city is evenly split between owners and renters.
The closest grocery store in this neighbourhood is typically only a rather short walk away. Moreover, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and a small selection of coffee shops is available as well. In terms of education, parents and their kids will value that wherever their property is located in Elms-Old Rexdale, primary schools and high schools are close by. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. However, parents may find it challenging for their children to access daycares on foot.